Who do you support for U.S. House in Illinois (District 12) in 2010?

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Term Limit

Saint Louis, MO

#1 Oct 11, 2010
It is about time that someone like Jerry Costello take a hike. I believe he has or is part of owning his own lobbyist group. That his son works for? Didn't he get away with the big gambling scandal a few years back. Also was a hold out to vote yes on the Obama Health Care Plan. He is only gettting richer while pretending to be doing Southern Illinois good. Check how he voted in the last couple of years on spending money and sending jobs overseas. Go to the website www.howtheyvote.com
Term Limit

Saint Louis, MO

#2 Oct 11, 2010
Go to http://projects.washingtonpost.com/congress/ this is the correct website that tells you how someone has voted back to 1991.
Chester Native

Elizabeth, NJ

#3 Oct 11, 2010
Jerry Costello is one of this region's longtime heroes...always working for the people of his district's well being. He's trying to save our social security! Newman wants to privitize it! Ya' like that idea? Think about it.
areukidding

Ballwin, MO

#4 Oct 12, 2010
kick all the old dogs out, and he's an ol dog. he ad his family have been living on the public tit for thier entire lives.
areukidding

Ballwin, MO

#5 Oct 12, 2010
and yes i'd love to privitize it if it mean the government can't get thier hand on it!

do you really believe OUR money is sitting in an account earning interest?
The Saint

San Francisco, CA

#6 Oct 12, 2010
Costello held out until the last minute on Health Care Reform. He purposely mislead us into thinking he was a no vote and then flipped in the last 12 hours just so he wouldn't have to deal with the negative feedback in the runup to the vote. For that you must go Mr. Costello
trader

Waterloo, IL

#7 Oct 12, 2010
Amen the Saint. Also, how did his wife get the gig at SWIC? Was she the most qualified candidate?
Term Limit

Saint Louis, MO

#8 Oct 12, 2010
I was going through the votes Costello made in his 22 yrs in the House. He voted against Earmark Reform,HR1003; He also voted against more control on Lobbyist and Special interest groups. He has voted with his party 95.2% of the time, the other 4.8% was not voting at all. What do you think of them apples?
trader

Waterloo, IL

#9 Oct 12, 2010
franklin county voter

Davenport, IA

#10 Oct 12, 2010
out with the old. See what type of job he gets when he,s voted out. I bet it is goverment funded. You gant get rid of them.
Citizen of Pulaski

United States

#11 Oct 13, 2010
Need some one new.

Since: Aug 10

United States

#12 Oct 13, 2010
Costello >>>>>>> >> Jennings >>>>>>> >>>> Newman.
interested

United States

#13 Oct 13, 2010
Newman is new blood, business woman, and too non-political to owe votes to anyone...if it doesn't work out, we can vote her out in the next election....
mojo

Columbia, IL

#14 Oct 13, 2010
I voted for Costello a number of times but he now has to go. I havae been reading up on his voting behavior. He has benefited well by being in Congress all this time. His wife is the head of SWIC and his son has a big job that they probably would not have otherwise.
time for change

Dallas, TX

#16 Oct 13, 2010
i am really encouraged by all the people speaking against Costello. He is a gangster at best who has robbed the system blind. Sure he has tossed the district a few bones through the years but he is 98.9% in with Reed and Pelosi and their interests
Don Pritchard

Sainte Genevieve, MO

#17 Oct 14, 2010
Who are these people talking about. Ste. Genevieve's congressman is Russ Carnahan and his main opponent is Ed Martin. What planet are these people on?

Since: Feb 10

Millstadt, IL

#18 Oct 14, 2010
Chester Native wrote:
Jerry Costello is one of this region's longtime heroes...always working for the people of his district's well being. He's trying to save our social security! Newman wants to privitize it! Ya' like that idea? Think about it.
Something you might want to conside. Part of the Privatize paln allows your account (Money) to be passed on to your beneficiaries should you die. Now you can pay all the way up yo 62, dies and the Govt. keeps your money that you paid in. The other plan allows the money to be passed on tou you wife, kids whomever you choose. Plus, congress can't take it and spend it leaving you an IOU instead of cash. You act like the S.S. money is actually there.
REALIST

Richmond Hill, NY

#19 Oct 14, 2010
Vote straight Republican
biker gal

United States

#20 Oct 14, 2010
REALIST wrote:
Vote straight Republican
Yeah, why don't you vote for bush, numnuts?
george

Waterloo, IL

#21 Oct 14, 2010
REALIST wrote:
Vote straight Republican
Oh that is real smart! They have screwed this country up enough.

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